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Don’t use teeth or scissors to open a condom, foundation warns Don’t use teeth or scissors to open a condom, foundation warns

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation has counselled couples to not use teeth or a pair of scissors to open a condom whenever they want to us...

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Fasting may reverse effects of ageing -Study Fasting may reverse effects of ageing -Study

Although many attributes fasting to religion, researchers have found that it may boost metabolism and reverse the biological effects tha...

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Ebola resurfaces in Liberia Ebola resurfaces in Liberia

The deadly Ebola virus has been found in a bat in Liberia, researchers and the health ministry said on Thursday. National Public ...

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Scientists discover new potent drug for cancer Scientists discover new potent drug for cancer

Scientists have developed a new drug which shows potential to halt cancer cells’ growth by stunting the cells’ biological clock. The fi...

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Fever can boost immune mechanism — study Fever can boost immune mechanism — study

Researchers from the Shanghai Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology of Chinese Academy of Sciences on Tuesday suggested patients wi...

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The health effects of driving The health effects of driving

The art of driving is one of the most stressful jobs in the world. In places like Nigeria, driving itself resembles war. Despite that fa...

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Five health benefits of whiskey you probably never knew Five health benefits of whiskey you probably never knew

Alcohol has a bad reputation, and Jamie Foxx’ song ‘blame it on the alcohol’ gives credence to that. From reckless acts to texts you...

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'Why women are worst hit by depression' 'Why women are worst hit by depression'

A psychiatrist with the Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH) Dr. Friday Philip, has said that women were more prone to depression beca...

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A good night’s sleep lowers cardiovascular risk – Study A good night’s sleep lowers cardiovascular risk – Study

A new study has suggested that there is a connection between how much sleep most people get each night, how well they sleep and how they...

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JOHESU announces date for nationwide strike JOHESU announces date for nationwide strike

The Joint Health Sector Unions, JOHESU, has threatened to resume the industrial action it suspended on 30th May 2018. The body said ...

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Eat less salt, reduce risk of heart attack Eat less salt, reduce risk of heart attack

A study linking low sodium diets to increased risk of cardiovascular disease in adults has shown that moderation is vital when it comes t...

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Why women should make love regularly – Psychiatrist Why women should make love regularly – Psychiatrist

A psychiatrist, Dr Maymunah Kadiri on Saturday advised married women to make love with their spouses in order to prevent depression and ...

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World’s biggest mosquito found, enters Guinness Records World’s biggest mosquito found, enters Guinness Records

A Chinese entomologist has broken a new Guinness World Record after discovering the world’s biggest mosquito. This week, Zhao Li, with ...

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‘Pregnancy within 12 months of childbirth comes with risks’ ‘Pregnancy within 12 months of childbirth comes with risks’

A new study has suggested that women who wait just for a short time to get pregnant after giving birth may put themselves and their unbo...

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Drama as nurse admits to killing 100 patients Drama as nurse admits to killing 100 patients

Former nurse Niels Hoegel admitted Tuesday to killing 100 patients in his care, on the first day of his trial in the biggest serial killi...

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Children have 90% chances of surviving cancer Children have 90% chances of surviving cancer

A Clinical Oncologist at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Dr Joseph Adedayo, has stated that early detection, accurate diagnosis a...

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Nobel-winning therapy strengthens immune system against cancer Nobel-winning therapy strengthens immune system against cancer

A revolutionary cancer treatment pioneered by the winners of the 2018 Nobel Prize for Medicine has been hailed as the future of fighting...

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SERAP writes Health Minister, Adewole, accuses him of mismanagement of funds SERAP writes Health Minister, Adewole, accuses him of mismanagement of funds

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has called out Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole over poor management ...

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432 Nigerians die of Tuberculosis daily – WHO 432 Nigerians die of Tuberculosis daily – WHO

About 18 Nigerians die of tuberculosis, TB, every hour totalling 432 deaths daily, according to the World Health Organization, WHO, which...

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Medication to prevent heart attack, sudden death - Scientists Medication to prevent heart attack, sudden death - Scientists

Researchers from the William Harvey Research Institute at Queen Mary University London in the United Kingdom have made public the result...

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